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Atoka, Oklahoma

  • Butterfield Stage Line

    Butterfield Stage LineStanding at the forefront of the old Butterfield road imagine the stage coach hustling along the old wooden fence line up the well-ridden ruts that are still visible today and coming to an abrupt halt...
    Butterfield Stage Line

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Historic Downtown

Take in some of Atoka's History by viewing the historic downtown buildings. 1901 Bank Building

Atoka, OK Historic Downtowns

Boggy Depot Cemetery

Adjoining Boggy Depot Townsite is the 1830s Middle Boggy Battlefield Site and Cemetery. The townsite and cemetery are listed on the National Register of Historic Places and on the Oklahoma's list of Oldest Historical Places.

Atoka, OK Cemeteries

Boggy Depot Townsite

Prelude to a State Boggy Depot's contribution to Oklahoma outlasted all her structures, for it was the source of the state's name. Chief Allen Wright, principal chief of the Choctaw Nation, suggested the word "Oklahoma" (meaning "Red People") in 1866

Atoka, OK Historic Towns

Butterfield Stage Line

Standing at the forefront of the old Butterfield road imagine the stage coach hustling along the old wooden fence line up the well-ridden ruts that are still visible today and coming to an abrupt halt at the rest stop. The Butterfield Overland Mail route directed its route to Boggy Depot in 1858

Atoka, OK Railroad History


Things to do near Atoka, OK

R.C. Longmire Lake

This lake was constructed in 1989. Named after the late R.C. Longmire who among others, saw the need for another water supply...

Oak Hills Golf & Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Lakeview Golf Club

Ardmore's 18-hole, public municipal golf course. ...

Cemeteries and Genealogy

The Pontotoc Co. Historical and Genealogical Society was organized in October, 1967 in the home of Mrs. Mattie Logsdon at Ada...